Files with EnCiPhErEd extension are files encrypted using ransomware malware (cryptovirus). This program makes "fun" and encrypts your files with a password.
There is one other file type using
the ENCIPHERED file extension!
.EnCiPhErEd - Xorist Ransomware affected file
Software that works with enciphered file extension
ENCIPHERED file extension - Malware (ransomware) encoded file
What is enciphered file? How to open enciphered files?
File type specification:
The EnCiPhErEd file extension is associated with the ransomware (cryptovirus) that encodes data in infected computer. The .enciphered file contains encrypted data. User have 5 attempts to put right code to decode data. If he does not put a right code for 5 times, malware will delete itself from computer and leave data encoded.
Malware puts .enciphered file extension behind original file extension. For example document.txt.EnCiPhErEd
List of recommended software applications associated to the .enciphered file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open enciphered file, edit enciphered file, convert enciphered file, view enciphered file, play enciphered file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others enciphered file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with enciphered file - Malware (ransomware) encoded file
Click on the software link for more information about Avast Antivirus. Avast Antivirus uses enciphered file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).